Review: Stalley's "Ohio"

Rick Ross and the Maybach Music Group have taken their time with Stalley. Signed in 2011, the same year as Meek Mill and Wale (who were almost immediately launched in to mainstream eyes), the MC is...

  • Review: Stalley's "Ohio"
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    Rick Ross and the Maybach Music Group have taken their time with Stalley. Signed in 2011, the same year as Meek Mill and Wale (who were almost immediately launched in to mainstream eyes), the MC is just getting a proper debut album released. Born Kyle Myricks, Stalley's career revolves largely around his homestate. Ohio isn't known for hip-hop culture, or any strong form of culture for that...
  • Dopest Kicks Lil Wayne Has Ever Worn
    Rapper, skater, sneakerhead? Lil Wayne is no stranger to a unique wardrobe. And his sneaker game is often the icing on the cake to his wild outfits/antics. Supra's, dunks, Jordans, Adidas, you get the idea.He's no amateur when it comes to lacing up a pair of heat at a concert, basketball game, or skatepark. Or maybe even just for some good ole fashion leaning, Wayne's always got something...
  • Childish Gambino Covers Complex
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    Childish Gambino is the next star to nab the cover of Complex. With the recent success of Because The Internet, the actor-turned-rapper talks to Complex about, unsurprisingly, the internet, his album, his childhood and more. Peep the cover in the gallery above, and head here to read the full interactive interview. Watch a new short film from Gambino, "Chicken & Futility" below.
  • The Game Announces "The Documentary 2" Dropping In Early 2015
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    The Game just recently announced that his next album, BLOOD MONEY LA FAMILIA, will be dropping in the Fall on September 16th. After releasing its debut single, “Bigger Than Me”, yesterday, The Game decided to shake up the industry once more Monday night and make another huge announcement. Talking with Power 106 L.A.’s Justin Incredible, The Game revealed that he plans to...
  • Mase Reveals New Single "Billboard" To Feature Kanye West & Rick Ross
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    Mase is getting back into the swing of things as he prepares to drop a new album, titled Now We Even, in the fall of 2014, which will be his first album since 2004's Welcome Back. He dropped a new single featuring singer Eric Bellinger, "Nothing", back in May, and while that receives radio play he's prepping something much bigger for his next single. During a quick interview backstage...
  • Logic Talks On Rapping About His Troubled Childhood
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    DMV native Logic is steadily on the rise, having earned a spot in the XXL Freshmen list this year, and following that up with well-received mixtape Young Sinatra: Welcome To Forever and a Def Jam deal. Logic fans have become used to the emcee's candor on the mic, and his openness when spitting about his family life and troubled times growing up in Maryland. In a new interview with Hardknock...
  • Review: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's "Piñata"
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    On paper, stone cold gangster Freddie Gibbs and alt-hop producer Madlib have little in common. But after releasing several highly enjoyable EPs beginning in 2011, it quickly became apparent that the duo were capable of vibing off one another. Four songs from those EPs show up on Piñata, and the rest of its seventeen songs fall in line with their smoked-out, sample-heavy sound, creating an...
  • Schoolboy Q Goes Off On Twitter User For Criticizing His Music
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    Last evening, Schoolboy Q found himself the target of an offhand diss by Twitter user OfficiallyIce, who some call a "ringleader of Black Twitter," and fired back, inciting an angry exchange between the two. It all began with OfficiallyIce's response to a tweet by user EvilJeanyis, which didn't even have an "@SchoolboyQ" in it, but was enough to attract Q's rage.  Read the full...
  • Stream Royce Da 5'9'' & DJ Premier's "PRhyme"
    NPR has slowly but surely become a go-to destination for some of the dopest hip-hop around. Just a few weeks after scoring the official premiere of Big K.R.I.T.'s new Cadillactica album, the national media organization is now streaming PRhyme, the new collaborative album from Royce Da 5'9'' and DJ Premier. This is Royce's first full-length project as a solo artist since...
  • Lloyd Banks Says "Cold Corner 3" Is Ready & Could Drop In 2 Weeks
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    Lloyd Banks had announced that he'd have two new mixtapes coming soon, and it took awhile but we finally got A.O.N: Failure's No Option, and now has a new projects coming fairly soon.  Performing in Cambridge, Banks told the crowd that they could expect his next project Cold Corner 3 soon, and as we could see it in as soon as two weeks.   Hopefully we do see CC3 soon, but no matter...
  • 50 Cent Says MMG Chain In "Major Distribution" Video Was Not Gunplay's
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    During last year’s BET Awards a slew of fights broke out, and one of them was between MMG rapper Gunplay and members of 50 Cent’s entourage.  It was reported that during the altercation that Gunplay’s MMG chain was snatched.  Now in a 50’s latest video, “Major Distribution”, an MMG chain makes an appearance and many believe that it is the Florida rapper’s.  In a recent...
  • Tech N9ne Talks On Inspiration For "Fragile," Wearing Face Paint
    The last word most fans would use to describe Tech N9ne is "gimmicky," in fact, it seems he tries to be quite the opposite. Although more recently Tech has gotten some shine in the mainstream, he's still remained true to his sound, and in his own words, he's made the mainstream come to him rather than vice versa. Nonetheless, music critics say what they will about the rapper, and that sometimes...
  • ScHoolboy Q's "Oxymoron" Debuts At No. 1, Kid Cudi's "Satellite Flight" At No. 4
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    The numbers are in for both ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron and Kid Cudi's Satellite Flight albums. Last week, according to projections, Q was on track to move 150-160k, while Cudder was looking like he'd sell 90-95k. As it turns out, both rappers fell slightly short of their projected sales, but nonetheless, each had a successful release. According to HDD, Oxymoron actually sold 138,517 copies,...
  • T.I. & 50 Cent Address Floyd Mayweather Brawl On Instagram
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    A scuffle involving both T.I. and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather broke out at a Fatburger in Las Vegas yesterday, and while we got a pretty in-depth recounting of the incident from Floyd, T.I. has been silent on the matter. Tip commented briefly on the altercation in an Instagram post today. Rather than clarifying what actually happened, he simply deads the rumor that he was walking around...
  • Cam'ron Disses Kanye West: "Them Skirts Is Wild Gay"
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    As a man who's been known to rock plenty of pink furs, you'd think Cam'ron would be pretty open to adventurous fashion choices. However, on a new track from his 1st Of The Month Vol. 3 EP, the Dipset rapper has questioned former Roc-A-Fella collaborator Kanye West's penchant for leather skirts, which brings to mind that he's also the rapper who popularized the phrase, "No Homo". "Mr. West, what...
  • Birdman, Young Thug And Rich Homie Quan Announce Rich Gang Mixtape
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    From the trio that brought you "Lifestyle" comes... a mixtape? Yes, Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and their generous benefactor Birdman have announced a joint tape under the name Rich Gang. Tha Tour Part 1, as it's titled, drops on September 29th. This news comes courtesy of homophobes' least favorite Instagram account, that of the ever-confounding Young Thug, who shared the artwork and...
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